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Auto strike is now the longest in 25 years

today 10/25/2023
The strike led by the United Auto Workers union against General Motors, Ford, and Stellantis has now become the longest American auto strike in 25 years. This strike, which started on September 15, is the first time the union has simultaneously walked out at all three automakers. The strike initially targeted specific factories to disrupt company operations and increase pressure on the companies. It has since expanded to include more plants, including the largest and most profitable ones. The strike has halted nearly 50% of the combined US output of the three companies. Despite the strike's impact, all three companies have expressed a desire to reach a deal and end the strike. The union has threatened to expand the strike further if it does not see the progress it wants at the bargaining table.
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